Articles Tagged ‘Boeing’
Both Airbus and Boeing staff seem to have started their summer holidays/vacations a bit earlier this year as deliveries fell to just 67 in July from 94 in June. But the airlines in which country were kept busiest with new deliveries in July?
Orders may be slow right now but deliveries reached a recent high. Which carriers have been receiving the keys to new aircraft in May and June? What share of deliveries are widebody aircraft?
Airbus jumped back ahead of Boeing in terms of aircraft delivered in 2009 thanks to 46 deliveries to 37 different customers, including some relatively unknown carriers. Boeing delivered five more aircraft to Ryanair and which US legacy carrier?
Airbus and Boeing delivered just one fewer aircraft in Q1 this year compared with last year with Boeing just ahead. We look at deliveries from both companies in February and March. Which long-haul carriers accepted several new widebody aircraft?
Airbus and Boeing started the year delivering almost the same number of aircraft. Europe’s leading LCCs led the way but which airlines were first time customers? Only 11 widebodies were delivered by the manufacturers. To which adventurous airlines?
Transaero’s fleet of over 40 mostly Boeing aircraft include 747s and 777s. These have helped it to rank #2 after Aeroflot among Russian airlines for international traffic. How seasonal is demand for the airline and what are its network priorities for 2009?
Over 1400 747s of different configurations have been built in the last 40 years, but how many airlines are still operating the last passenger version, the -400? At which airports will you see most 747s and which are the longest (and shortest) commercial flights operated by this type?
Airbus delivered a record 483 aircraft last year, rather more than Boeing did. Which carriers were busy receiving early Christmas presents in December and which airlines took delivery of most new aircraft in 2008? How many A380s did Airbus deliver in 2008 and to whom?
The strike at Boeing may be over but it will take a while before deliveries return to normal. Airbus had its second most productive month of the year with one airline receiving four new aircraft and another three. Can you guess which? (Clue: They’re both European airlines.)
Airbus stretches lead over Boeing as strikes hamper deliveries; TAM receives five new aircraft in a month
Airbus delivered 42 aircraft to Boeing’s five in October. Apart from TAM which other airlines took delivery of more than one new aircraft and which lucky Boeing customers received new aircraft?
Despite its industrial problems Boeing did deliver 12 new aircraft in September but Airbus delivered 34. Who took delivery of a new A340 and who received Boeing’s only two new widebodies last month? Which Chinese airlines received a brace of Airbus?
The French holiday season hit Airbus’ delivery rate in August though Boeing’s September is likely to be even worse. No four-engine aircraft were delivered by Airbus while none of Boeing’s 36 new deliveries were to Ryanair. So who did get the keys to the new aircraft last month?